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Safe Toys for the Holidays
On the first day of Christmas, my mommy gave to me … three non-choking-hazard toys, two BPA-free figures and a stuffed animal without removable parts. How safe are the toys under your tree this year?
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
Don't Make This Common Car Seat Mistake
During the winter, do you strap your children into their car seats while they're wearing a coat? If so, you may be putting them in danger.
Polio-Like Condition Reported in US
You might have heard the recent reports of US children suddenly becoming weak in their arms or legs. Here's what you need to know about this condition.
Trick-or-Treating Health Tips
Kids love Halloween because of all the candy — and parents may begrudge the holiday for the same reason. That's why it's important to know how to keep your kids safe while they're trick-or-treating.
Halloween Eye Safety
Halloween is all about fun — complete with cool costumes, mountains of candy, haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential eye dangers get in the way of all the Halloween thrills.
Preventing Lead Exposure in Kids
Here's what you need to know for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
Despite Progress, SIDS Is Still a Concern
Thousands of sleep-related infant deaths happen each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's how to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?
Unplug Before You Tuck In
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones.